|JNN105 Awake in a dark room - Candstandya|
Awake in a dark room is the follow-up EP to Slow Motions, compiled from leftover tracks recorded before the album sessions, and one newer track (Avoid A Void). Because this EP consists of material recorded vaguely around the same time as the Slow Motions sessions it very much is a companion piece to the album, though musically itâs pretty different. Tracks 1 & 4 consist almost exclusively out of E-Bow sounds, while the middle two tracks combine the use of E-Bow with more traditional guitar play...
Keywords: experimental; guitar; e-bow
|JNN087 Slow motions - Candstandya|
Hailing from Brussels in Belgium comes Michiel Geluykens aka Candstandy. Early March he nudged me towards his first full album release for a possible JNN release. It needed but a few listens to know this very much deserved a spot on the label. His original idea was to create a dreamlike atmosphere using abstract sounds and motions. I must confess that this turned into a very warm, yet still experimentally edgy result that will guide the listeners ears into a comfortzone with slow drones and soft...
Keywords: abstract, Candstandya, Creative Commons, dreambient, drone, e-bow, experimental, free release, just not normal